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Asclepias purpurascens
purple milkweed Dogbane Family
Asclepias purpurascens Apocynaceae
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common name
  purple milkweed
accepted scientific name
  Asclepias purpurascens L.
rules for finding collection records
  Asclepias purpurascens (1004)
family name
  Apocynaceae
Image Author: ©2008 Darel Hess, Bioimages
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.4 inches
Leaf: Opposite
Plant Observed 2nd week of May thru 3rd week of September

How Likely at this Location (30%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (63%)
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Riparian
Grassland
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